User talk:Laoris

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! Boywonder01 05:02, 3 April 2008 (UTC)


It's done.SonicPikachuThe No.1fan 18:09, 7 November 2008 (UTC)


So only Gen IV remains?--RexRacer -talk 02:13, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Well, I think I've looked at the page of every Pokémon through Gen III, anyway. But I looked through Gen IV, and it looks like they're all done already. — Laoris (Blah) 02:15, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
I've done through 90 or something. If thats right then I'll edit my page to just the Gen IV tutors--RexRacer -talk 02:17, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
I checked or filled every one for Gen II and III. I went through part of Gen I too, after Gengar, whatever number that is. So I guess it's done... might have missed a move or two here and there, but I guess we don't need your list to fill those in.
I also checked about a third of the Pokémon in Gen IV, but didn't have to fill in moves for any of them, so I got bored with looking through them. Is there anything else to do for Platinum move tutoring? The Pokémon lists on the move pages maybe? Is there an easy way to do those? — Laoris (Blah) 02:23, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
Unfortunately, there isn't. They suck really bad and take like two hours a move:P--RexRacer -talk 03:03, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

(resetting indent)Looks like you have started making more number disambigs. Need some help?--RexRacer -talk 23:13, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Sure. I spent the last few hours writing a Perl script to pump out them out, which makes it pretty easy for me to make them. I'll send the script to you if you have Perl or can get it installed. If you don't want to install it on your computer, I might be able to post the script as a website somewhere. — Laoris (Blah) 23:19, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
What's Perl?--RexRacer -talk 23:20, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
Just a scripting language, popular with IT folk on Unix/Linux. Used to be used a lot on websites. — Laoris (Blah) 23:24, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
So, you just imput the info and the article comes out?--RexRacer -talk 23:28, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
Well I saved all the lists of stuff to a pseudo-database on my computer, so I just have to inpnut a number and the article comes out. — Laoris (Blah) 23:29, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
Wow. Well, I'll just let you do that then...--RexRacer -talk 23:31, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Those number disambigs

We were only supposed to go to ten. MaverickNate 13:09, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

I didn't find any place that indicated that, because there wasn't any meaningful discussion on any of the number disambiguation pages. I also posted three messages to Talk:001 at different times clearly specifying my intentions before beginning, at times when I knew that more than one administrator was online. No one commented or responded in any way. There were already a couple past ten to begin with. And there were a couple missing below ten (6 and 7). Furthermore, there were several administrators online when I started doing this, and I know I saw TTE make a Talk Page post about the time I made page 28. I understand that people can't police every edit to Bulbapedia, but I feel like someone should have noticed earlier.
Anyway, my argument for these pages is that frequently I want to know what a Pokémon for a given number is, sometimes because I'm filling in my Pokédex, and sometimes because people on forums ask for Pokémon by number. Up til now, whenever this happened, I would have to open one of the Pokédex lists to find the number, but these pages are 40–90 kb in wikicode with hundreds of small images on each page. I imagine this would put more strain on the server than a number disambiguation page that's smaller than a kb. If there is an easier way to look up a Pokémon by number, I would be interested in hearing it.
Finally, I'm not quite clear on the intention of your comment. Are you instructing me to stop making disambiguation pages? Do you want me to mark the existing ones for deletion? Is it just a notification, and should I continue making disambiguation pages?
PS, even if you don't want the extra number disambiguation pages at all, in making them I did find three errors in image captions on an anime episode list, so it wasn't a total loss. :P — Laoris (Blah) 16:55, 23 November 2008 (UTC)
No, just leave them; they are fine. MaverickNate 23:36, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Icicle Spear

I'm a little confused about what you said in your edit summary. Can you explain it a little better? Chocolate((Talk to Me|Look at My Contributions)) 19:06, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

He apparently tried to tell that Icicle Spear is Shellder's egg move since a baby Shellder will have Icicle Spear even if the mother didn't know the move; usually level-up moves are passed forward only if both parents know the move. UltimateSephiroth (user · talk · contrib) 19:10, 26 November 2008 (UTC)
Normally, if a Pokémon learns a move by leveling up, in order for the move to be passed down to a baby when breeding, both parents must know it. And normally with egg moves, only the father needs to know it. So since Shellder can learn Icicle Spear as an egg move, when breeding Shellder, only the father needs to know the move for it to be passed down–it doesn't matter if the mother does or not. — Laoris (Blah) 19:10, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

Jessie's Wobbuffet

But Wobbuffet only has one possible ability. I'm confused? — THE TROM — 06:46, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

Well, I know I saw it on a talk page somewhere. I'll try and find it again. — Laoris (Blah) 06:48, 6 December 2008 (UTC)
Previously discussed at an admin's talk page. To add an ability to anime Pokémon articles, it must be said that the Pokémon used it. - Kogoro | Talk to me - 06:51, 6 December 2008 (UTC)
There was a discussion about it on Chocolate's page too. Maybe the Project Anime page should list some guidelines for stuff like this. — Laoris (Blah) 06:57, 6 December 2008 (UTC)
OK, I wasn't aware of that. But it really does make sense (especially the Swampert example). Thanks guys. — THE TROM — 06:59, 6 December 2008 (UTC)


mines maxieguardian

whats yours --Guardian of Earth |SGMS 2010

Say pleaseDCM((曲奇饼妖怪Spy on My Edits))


i dont see were the dratini thing is mentioned. ArceusEX 21:14, 18 December 2008 (UTC)


didn't know where to put that info in abomasnow, that website contains also to other pokemon seems reliable --Manwithnoname 11:20, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

I'm just not sure whether the calculation is correct. I can see how they would get 40.8%/50.2%, but all of the other major sites (Bulbapedia, Serebii, Veekun, LegendaryPokemon) say 50%/50%. — Laoris (Blah) 17:19, 29 December 2008 (UTC)
It's a 50/50 split. I mean, in all technicalities it's 127/255 vs 128/255, which ends up as 49.8039215686% to 50.1960784314%, but it's so danged close it's really not worth it. It's as close as you can get to half and half with an eight-bit integer, which is derived from everyone's favorite 32-bit one. Now don't ask me to upload all 4,294,967,296 Spinda forms. TTEchidna 00:34, 30 December 2008 (UTC)


I must sound brainless, but...... coconut trees are palm trees?--DRAGONBEASTX 19:04, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

In the most basic sense, yes. I'm sure there's some obscure scientific thing saying otherwise though, there always is. The Dark Fiddler - Nos hablamos? 19:05, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

I'm not so smart am I? Uh...... I really do sound brainless.....--DRAGONBEASTX 19:09, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

The Wikipedia article for coconuts says it's a palm. — Laoris (Blah) 19:47, 7 January 2009 (UTC)


Thanks for the post on my page --Cibercrank 20:07, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

You're welcome :) Hope you enjoy editing here. — Laoris (Blah) 20:10, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


Ack! I like that you made the lists sortable and templated, but... agh, the sortability's moving around the "move" and "type" headers for XD and Crystal! You progrum'd it, plz to be removing the superheader that's colspan=2'd on both. TTEchidna 02:31, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Already on it :)  — Laoris (Blah) 02:32, 10 January 2009 (UTC)


I don't think that saying they're the only Pokés to have fire as a secondary (as opposed to primary) type, and that their type combination is unique, is redundant. Remember, it didn't say that they were the only Dark-types to have Fire as a secondary. That's just my two cents. -- evkl (need to talk?) 16:20, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Right; I realized as I was editing Houndour's page that there could be a hypothetical Fire/Dark that wouldn't fall under the first trivia. Sorry for the mistake. And thanks for the message. — Laoris (Blah) 16:23, 21 January 2009 (UTC)


What about "screw" then? Screw Code of Conduct! --Maxim 19:14, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

Just keep it off RC. There may be children on the wiki. Besides, edit summaries will appear in page history forever. — Laoris (Blah) 19:19, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
Sadly not. The admins have been lately forging Bulbapedia's history and deleting "tainted" edits like they never existed. There is NOTHING worse than forging the history, regardless of whether there are children here or not. Kids should play in the backyard, not on the Internet. And even if they see the "scary" words, what will it do? Warp their minds? Will they feel threatened? Oh, come on, it's just a "Soccer mom's" bullshit. The summaries are supposed to stay forever and they WILL stay forever. --Maxim 19:24, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

trainer cards

Make suyre you get all expansion info. This means Japanese deck kits, half decks, expansions, English reprints, all card numbers, etc... MaverickNate 00:22, 24 January 2009 (UTC)

No previous moves

Why not? Zurqoxn 20:39, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

TTE said so. — Laoris (Blah) 20:42, 28 January 2009 (UTC)
OK, I'll ask him then. Zurqoxn 20:51, 28 January 2009 (UTC)


Because of your work on the movelists for the Glitch Pokémon, I, Missingno. Master, do hereby award you the Golden Missingno. Award for the month of January 2009! Simply copy {{User:Missingno. Master/Template: User recieved GoldenGlitch|January 2009}}, and paste it onto your userpage. You are the first person to ever win this award from me. Again, I say, congratulations, and thanks for working on the Glitch Pokémon articles!

Disclaimer: This award is not officially sanctioned by the administration of Bulbapedia, and is awarded solely at the discretion of Missingno. Master. Nevertheless, it is a great honor for Missingno. Master to recognize someone as worthy of this award. I'm Missingno. Master. See my new and improved user page, and comment on it! 02:27, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

Really Congratulations!

GoldenMew.png The Golden Mew Award

Congratulations! For your outstanding service to Bulbapedia in pages regarding the Pokémon games you have been awarded the Golden Mew Award for January, 2009 by the Bulbapedia editorial board!

Please place this template onto your userpage by putting {{User Award|GoldMew|January, 2009}} among your userboxes.

TTEchidna 06:28, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

Conglaturations!! The Golden Mew is the best, ever! --×Kevzo8 10:13, 5 February 2009 (UTC)
Woo, thanks :)  — Laoris (Blah) 16:02, 5 February 2009 (UTC)
CONGRATULATIONS!DCM((Mock MeEdits)) 23:05, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

Project Games

Hi Laoris! I noticed that you have been awarded the Golden Mew Award for outstanding service to the articles on the Pokémon games. I therefore request you to join the Project Games and lend us a helping hand in improving the articles on the games. Your help would be deeply appreciated. Thank you.--Sher-e-Bengal- 10:46, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

Number disambig

Hi - I suppose you have a script for the number disambiguation pages - could you post it here? I would like to do a similar thing in PokéWiki soon. I already got the dex number thing in a python script, but I don't have a clue how to automate the other information (episodes...) thanks in advance. [Greets, mewX (TALK)] 16:12, 14 April 2009 (UTC)

You mean these things: 001, 034, 421? Nope. Unless I am very much mistaken, they were done by hand. It became a matter of copy-paste and change the variables. And if there was a script, why didn't someone tell me? I'd have done more than, like, two! — THE TROM — 08:03, 15 April 2009 (UTC)
They were done by C+P.--FF(editstalk) 08:10, 15 April 2009 (UTC)
and changing the variables. of course.--FF(editstalk) 08:11, 15 April 2009 (UTC)
Haha, OK, then I'm already beyond you with my script :-P [Greets, mewX (TALK)] 14:53, 15 April 2009 (UTC)

Ah, thanks, but I already managed something similar as well... [Greets, mewX (TALK)] 05:09, 8 June 2009 (UTC) 

Nice. Wish I could read German better. Anyway let me know if I can help any other way.  — Laoris (Blah) 05:44, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

About through the Protect

Hello, I'm a user who comes from the Chinese Pokemon wiki. I saw that protect can be throughed in the DP in Chinese, English and Japanese Pokemon wiki. But when I test it by DynamicPunch on the simulator, I haven't through the protect successfuly. Maybe it can't Spark on the simulator? Or my test method is wrong? About the bug, there have a lot of divergence now, the factor of through the protect that recorded in Bulbapedia is right? hmmm... My English is terrible, if only you can understand. ——Lazier TwigbrainTalk with him 07:52, 30 June 2018 (UTC)